IETA Election Night Successes

 

IETA Soundly Defeats Measure K in Victorville; Pulls Off Victory Against Measure J in Barstow; Enjoys a Landslide Win with Measure H in Perris “We are pleased that Victorville residents will be spared the additional burden of an increased sales tax, … Continued

Daily Press: Barstow’s Measure J: What to Know

 

“The Inland Empire Taxpayers Association (IETA) is also opposing the measure, with IETA president Chris Mann saying the organization believes higher taxes would hurt the financially-strapped community.   “It just seems like there’s no end to state and local government … Continued

PE: The great transit rip-off

 

“But here’s an overlooked fact: Transit now serves about the same number of riders as it did in 1907, when the urban population was barely 15 percent of what it is today. Most urban regions, such as Southern California, are … Continued

Gov. Brown Proposes $5.2 Billion Gas Tax Increase

 

California General Fund revenue has increased by $36 billion dollars over the last six years, but not one dime has gone to road repairs. Now Governor Brown wants a $5.2 billion annual gas and car tax increase!  L.A. Times Article: http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-pol-sac-transportation-deal-taxes-fees-20170329-story.html  … Continued